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Tom Lee forecasts bitcoin price falling mid April

Tom Lee forecasts bitcoin price falling mid April

Bitcoin price is to fall till 17th of April due to $25 billion of the total tax debt of crypto investors and traders. This opinion was expressed by the founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors and financial...
A schoolboy hacked Ledger cryptowallets

A schoolboy hacked Ledger cryptowallets

Ledger is one of the most famous manufacturers of hardware wallets for storing cryptocurrency. The company has always confidently boasted of the security of its devices, but in early 2018 a vulnerability was...
Cryptocurrencies companies are ready to pay those who find scammers

Cryptocurrencies companies are ready to pay those who find scammers

Crypto-fraudsters steal several million dollars a day. Attackers use a variety of methods to trick gullible or reckless users: from fake ICO projects and fishing sites to the impact on cryptocurrency rates...

Twitter follows Facebook and Google and bans ICO and cryptocurrencies ads

Twitter changes its advertising policy. ICO and cryptocurrencies advertising is banned in the social network starting from March, 27, 2018. The company announced that the new rules will protect users from...

The startup Qarnot will release a miner and a house heater

The French company, Qarnot, will release an unusual household appliance that simultaneously functions as a cryptocurrency miner and a space heater. The QC1 crypto-heater combines a computer with two powerful...

Status - A mobile platform with its own cryptocurrency

Many developers are attracted to the idea of combining the function of an instant messenger and a payment instrument. For example, the creators of Telegram collected $850 million to create the TON blockchain...

Google and YouTube will ban the advertising of cryptocurrencies and ICO

Alphabet Inc. owing Google and YouTube made some changes in its advertising policy and will not advertise any cryptocurrencies, ICO and all connected to it anymore. The company representatives stated this...

Tesla was the victim of hidden mining

For many hackers, the production of cryptocurrency by using outside computing power has become more attractive than, for example, data theft. By placing a hidden miner on the victim's site or server the...

Germany publishes an explanation about ICO's

The German financial regulator () clarified the rules for conducting an ICO, thus reacting to the growth in the number of applications for the release of tokens. At the end of 2017, BaFin warned investors...

Miner embedded in Microsoft Word documents

A Microsoft Word function allowing you to insert video into documents became a loophole for hackers. It was possible to build-in a script for Monero mining into a document  together the EMBED-code. Since the...

Swiss financial regulators publish a guide to ICO's

About a quarter of ICO's are held in Switzerland. This new way of financing projects continues to gain popularity, and the Swiss Financial Market Supervision Authority () has published a press release...

Litecoin has become one of the main cryptocurrencies of the darknet

In 2016, darknet users began to express dissatisfaction with the efficiency and cost of transactions on the Bitcoin network. Participants in risky transactions prefer the fastest and most anonymous payment...

Crypto-billionaires will build a utopian city on the ruins of Puerto Rico

In 2017, Hurricane Maria destroyed the infrastructure of the island of Puerto Rico, including the power grid and communication lines. The region will need a long time to recover. Assistance has already been...

Samourai Wallet developers invented how to send bitcoin via SMS

Samourai Wallet developers have created an application called Pony Direct allowing to send Bitcoins via standers SMS. The main idea of this development is to avoid censorship by state regulators. Samourai...

Brock Pierce is to create a decentralized charity organization and donate $ 1 billion to its foundation

Crypto-billionaire Brock Pierce worked as an actor at the Walt Disney Pictures studios at a young age. But due to his passion for video games Pierce left his creative career and started IT projects, and later...